Alta Loma Christian School

  • Alta Loma Christian School features an outstanding, rigorous academic program in the context of a distinctly biblical worldview, for 2-year-old preschool through 8th grade.
  • Dually accredited by ACSI and WASC, Nationally-Distinguished Model School for reading, 2014.
  • A leading-edge ed tech school, ALCS became one of the first schools in California to teach computer coding to all students, pre-K through 8th (began 2015-2016).
  • Safe, secure, gated campus.  Selected a Best of the Inland Empire private school 2017; Voted Best and/or Favorite private school, preschool, daycare program, and workplace in Inland Valley since 2013.
  • Middle school STEM Space Science and Engineering Team placed robotic software experiment on the International Space Station in June, 2017, via SpaceX and Quest for Space Project. Two more ALCS STEM experiments are set to travel to the ISS in 2018.
  • Middle school graduating classes score more than four years ahead of the national average on national standardized tests (April 2017).

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious AffiliationOther
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedMild learning challenges
Year Founded1980
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost NotesPlease see our website for summer rates.
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students251 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size17 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(School Uniforms)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$7,125
Tuition NotesPlease see our website for a detailed list of tuition rates.
% on Financial Aid
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorMrs. Olivia Cleland
Admissions AssociateMrs. Betty Mutchler


Total Sports Offered9 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Dance, Flag Football, Martial Arts, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
DanceFlag Football,
Martial ArtsSoccer,
SoftballTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.17 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Book Club, Chosen Girls- Bible Study, Mad Science, Robotics, Spanish Explorers, STEM Program - Rocketry, STEM Program - Space Science & Engineering, Success through Chess, The Bridge - Bible Study for boys

Arts and Music Programs:
Dance & Sacred Dance, Joyful Song Choir, Music Lessons, Worship Band, Young Rembrandts Art Lessons

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Chozen Martial Arts, Interscholastic Sports, Intramural Sports

School Notes

  • "21st Century Skills. 1st Century Faith. Alta Loma Christian School."
  • "Touching Hearts and Training Minds Since 1980"
  • *Dually Accredited by ASCI and WASC*
  • *Test Scores in the Top 10% of the Nation*
  • Small Class Sizes
  • Qualified, Professional Christian Teachers - All ACSI Nationally Certified
  • Biblical, Christian Wordlview, Biblically-Integrated Curriculum
  • Christian Values Taught
  • Weekly Chapel
  • Safe, Secure, Gated Campus
  • Accelerated Reader and Accelerated Math
  • Adaptive Standardized Testing
  • Leading-Edge Computer and Technology Program for All Students
  • Computer Coding Taught at All Grade Levels, Preschool-8th Grade
  • STEM Progam in Space Science and Engineering, with middle school STEM team placing robotic software experiment on the Internaitonal Space Station in June 2017, via SpaceX and Quest for Space Project
  • The Eagle Center for Creativity and Innovation (TECCI) founded in 2015 as a catalyst and incubator for new student endeavors in Arts & Sciences
  • Library, Bible, Music, Spanish (Middle School), Art, and Physical Education
  • Large Athletic Field and Multiple Playgrounds
  • After-School Sports, incluidng Interscholastic Athletics
  • Before and After School Care
  • Summer Program blends Academics and Activities
  • School Uniforms
  • Approved to issue I-20s, International Student Program
  • Beautiful View of the San Gabriel Mountains
  • Multiple Carson National Scholar Award Recipients
  • Selected Best of the Inland Empire private school, 2017; Voted Best and/or Favorite Private School, Preschool, Daycare Center, and Workplace Annually since 2013
  • Numerous After School Activities and ACSI Student Activities/Events

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